Professor and Vice-Dean Graduate Studies

Department of Civil Engineering


Research Interests

  • Coastal Engineering: Tsunamis, Extreme Hydrodynamic and Debris Loading on Infrastructure, Coastal Structures, Coastal Hazards and Disasters, Surf Zone Hydrodynamics and Sediment Transport
  • Hydraulic Engineering: Dam Engineering, Analysis of Dam Safety and Security, Numerical and Physical Modelling of Dam Breaching, Pollutants Dispersion in Water Bodies
  • Post-Desaster Forensic Engineering Missions

    2017 Tohoku Japan Reconstruction Survey

    2016 Tohoku Japan Reconstruction Survey

    2014 Post-disaster Forensic Engineering Field Survey in Tacloban, Philippine, following the Haiyan Taifun

    2011 ASCE Post-Tsunami Forensic Engineering Field Survey in City of Onagawa, Japan

    2011 Japan Tohoku Tsunami, Post-Tsunami Field Survey, Eastern Tohoku coast, April 2011

    2010 Chile Tsunami, Post-Tsunami Field Survey, March

    2011-2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, Post-Tsunami Field Survey, Thailand (Phuket and Khao-Lak) and Indonesia (Banda Aceh), January 2005

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